Greenwich Park: View from Viewpoint by Observatory

SWC Short Walk 12 - Greenwich Park

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The City of London, from Viewpoint by Observatory

SWC Short Walk 12 - Greenwich Park

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Great Equatorial Telescope and Meridian Observatory

SWC Short Walk 12 - Greenwich Park

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Flamsteed House, Royal Observatory

SWC Short Walk 12 - Greenwich Park

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Fancy Tower on the Thames at Greenwich Foottunnel

SWC Short Walk 12 - Greenwich Park

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Greenwich Foottunnel Entrance

SWC Short Walk 12 - Greenwich Park

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Cutty Sark

SWC Short Walk 12 - Greenwich Park

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Greenwich Park walk

Naval Heritage, the Meridian, and a royal park with a great viewpoint

Start Island Gardens DLR station or, for longer route, Canary Wharf Jubilee Line exit (DLR side)
Finish Cutty Sark DLR station, Greenwich or Maze Hill mainline or Thames Clipper at Greenwich Pier
Length

For standard walk, 4 miles or 6 km and for longer version with Canary Wharf start, 6 miles or 10 km.

Time 2 hours for standard walk; 3 hours for longer Canary Wharf start
Travel Island Gardens and Cutty Sark are on the The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) which connects with Canary Wharf on the Jubilee line and Bank on the Northern and Central lines. Both stations are in Travelcard Zone 2.
Walk Notes

The standard version of this walk starts at Island Gardens DLR and passes through the Greenwich Foot Tunnel before exploring the treasure trove of the Greenwich waterfront and Greenwich Park. The longer version starts in Canary Wharf and walks along historic docklands and through a city farm before reaching Island Gardens to continue with the standard route.

Eat

The Plume of Feathers, 19 Park Vista, SE10 9LZ T: 020 8858 1661. Lunch noon - 15:00, to 16:00 (Sat), 17:00 (Sun). Dinner Wed - Sat only. 18:00 - 21:00, to 21:30 (Fri & Sat)

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By Car

Start Island Gardens Map Directions

Finish Cutty Sark Map Directions

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Help

National Rail: 03457 48 49 50 • Travelline SE (bus times): 0871 200 2233 (12p/min) • TFL (London) : 0343 222 1234

Version

Aug-19

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Walk Directions  

Full directions for this walk are in a PDF file (link above) which you can print, or download on to a Kindle, tablet, or smartphone.

This is just the introduction. This walk's detailed directions are in a PDF available from wwww.walkingclub.org.uk

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